Amazing Early Highlights of the 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

With a little more than a month to go, the 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest is in full swing. Photographers have until November 17, 2017 to enter their best photographs valuing the beauty of the natural world.

Photo by Jay Ruan
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Photo by Marc Hornig
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Photo by Alexis Darden
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Photo by Phillip Chang
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Photo by Shane Kalyn
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Amazing Early Highlights of the 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest
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We Inspire

“Photojournalist”

Maciej Drewniak
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“Those Eyes…”

Tommaso Di Donato
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“Say it all…”

Shrideep Nanal
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“Covadonga’s Lakes”

Ignacio Municio Casado
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“The Chosen One”

Ignacio Municio Casado
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“The Fog Series”

Elmer Jensen
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“North Coyote”

Dennis Maisel
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We inspire
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Say cheese!

Hi! I am Akira Enzeru. I am simple man who loves photography as a job and spending all my free time on my biggest hobby: photography. My speciality is portrait photography and I believe that great creativity often is the result of team effort and values working closely with models in order to create outstanding visuals for clients.

Say cheese!
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Sunset mood II
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Ode to Sunshine
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Trust is everything
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Working as an editorial and commercial photographer with agencies, magazines and companies I have gathered clients from all around the world, like Germany, Ukraine, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Japan and America. I am best known for my ballet photography and my passion for Asia.

Akira Enzeru Photography
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The Fine Art Of Travel Photography

How does a photographer transcend the “I was here” imagery that’s often associated with travel photography and create fine-art images of places near and far? From the dozens of workshops I’ve taught on the subject, as well as talking with—and carefully studying the work of—many of the great globetrotting lensmen and lenswomen in the field, I’ve developed a methodology that, when applied, should yield impressive and, at times, spectacular results.
Text & Photography By Mark Edward Harris
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NIGHT EXPOSURES: The Matterhorn from Zermatt, Switzerland. Many cities thrive at night and bring a different dimension to the travel experience. For cityscapes and architecture, use a low ISO, lock down the camera on a sturdy tripod, lock up the mirror of an SLR and use a cable release.
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DEPTH OF FIELD: Bonito, Brazil. Shooting at a maximum depth of field can create unique perspectives, especially for stunning architectural shots and landscapes.
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SHOOTING CONTRE-JOUR: Yazd, Iran. Shooting with the sun behind the subject eliminates harsh shadows. In-camera meters can get thrown off by contre-jour situations and underexpose the scene, so it’s important to know how to utilize the camera’s exposure lock and exposure compensation controls.
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SILHOUETTES: Mandalay, Myanmar. Dramatic silhouettes can be shot at any time of the day, but there must be a strong contrast between your background and your subject.
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The Fine Art Of Travel Photography
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The Moon

The Moon Photo Contest Winners

themoon02aCongratulations Grand Jury Winner “Relaxed reviewing of the day” by Carlos_Santero
“This image stood out as a showcase of the beauty that can be created by our natural world. The colours in this shot are gentle on the eye, the simple yet powerful position of the cheetah with the fading light of day is just spectacular, and the subtle yet encompassing presence of the moon makes this image complete.  It is stunning.” – Rachel Stewart
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themoon02bCongratulations Amateur Winner “Moonlight Sonata” by nina050
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themoon02cCongratulations Honorary Mention “4 deer & moon” by BLPhotography
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themoon02dCongratulations People’s Choice “Moonshine” by CraigBill
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themoon02e“swings aren’t fun anymore” by PoloD
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The Moon Photo Contest Winners
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Silhouettes Of Trees

Silhouettes Of Trees Photo Contest Winners

silhouettesoftrees12aCongratulations Grand Jury Winner “A clear vision” by MartinBisof
A perfect image for this theme! What a brilliant way to use the central composition. The presence of fog and use of high key here is near perfect. The silhouette of the lone willow tree and birds bring out the soul of this amazing image!” – Patrick Marson Ong
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silhouettesoftrees12bCongratulations Runner Up “morning blessed” by februadi
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silhouettesoftrees12cCongratulations Runner Up “Eaton Park Tree Line 14/11/14″ by mushroomgodmat
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silhouettesoftrees12dCongratulations Amateur Winner “Bridge in fog” by WiSt
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silhouettesoftrees12eCongratulations People’s Choice “GI tree” by johankoch
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Silhouettes Of Trees Photo Contest Winners
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